New Bible Commentary (21St Century Edition)(Hardcover)

    New Bible Commentary (21St Century Edition)(Hardcover)

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    The one-volume Bible commentary for the 21st century.

    For 40 years, the New Bible Commentary has set the standard for works of its kind. Now in this completely revised fourth edition, the best one-volume commentary is now even better.

    This readable and accessible volume brings together many of the finest scholars of our day to meet the needs of students, teachers and Bible readers. The 21st-century edition of the New Bible Commentary offers 66 solid, concise, evangelical commentaries---one on each book of the Bible. These detailed (passage-by-passage or verse-by-verse) commentaries, based on the NIV text, are accompanied by introductory material on date, authorship, purpose, key themes, outlines and discussions of recent developments in biblical scholarship, along with numerous maps, diagrams, and tables. In addition, seven new introductory articles have been added which overview biblical history and types of biblical literature:

    ·         Approaching the Bible (D.A. Carson)

    ·         Biblical History (Gordon McConville)

    ·         The Pentateuch (Gordon Wenham)

    ·         Poetry in the Bible (Philip Jensen)

    ·         Apocrypha and Apocalyptic (Roger Beckwith)

    ·         Reading the Gospels (R.T. France)

    ·         Reading the Epistles (D.A. Carson)

    Overview of the New Bible Commentary: 21st Century Edition:

    ·         Theologically moderate/conservative

    ·         Non-technical (no knowledge of Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic needed)

    ·         For laypeople and teachers

    ·         Uses the New International Version (NIV) Bible as its English base